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Much lauded chardonnay from the cool climate Hemel en Aarde (did I spell it right? It means heaven and earth if I understand Afrikaans by now) in the eastern parts of the South African Cape winelands. Nice freshness and structure while still providing ...
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History of the grape: Evidence of the parent Traminer grape can be traced back to the Middle Ages, in the Tyrollean A...
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...
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Sauvignon Blanc will always keep you guessing. On the one hand it is capable of ... ... Cotat, Sancerre, FranceAtaraxia, Hemel en Aarde Valley, South AfricaMarjan Simcic, Goriska Brda, SloveniaElena Walch, Alto Adige, ItalyMahi, Marlborough, New ZealandPhoto credit: Dominic RivardAlex Tilling is an MW student from the United Kingdom. Visit her... Read More
Lot prices reached new heights at the 2014 Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild ... ... ... of £52 per bottle. Ataraxia's Under the Gavel Chardonnay (Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge 2013) and Jordan's Auction Reserve Chardonnay (Stellenbosch 2013) went for an average £46. A record 178 buyers attended the auction. The event was a decidedly South-African affair –... Read More
Much lauded chardonnay from the cool climate Hemel en Aarde (did I spell it right? It means heaven and earth if I understand Afrikaans by now) in the eastern parts of the South African Cape winelands. Nice freshness and structure while still providing bright fruit and creamy texture. Read More
Have been tasting this over a few years and it is definitely improved. It presents an Australian fruit forward style that is has rounded out and lost the former bitterness. No bad flavors, the syrah comes through more than expected. It starts and finishes well, dark plum, a little cigarette tobacco. Last bottle was great with a nice beef stew... Read More
Hemel en Aarde Valley, Western Cape South Africa - 'Hemel en Aarde' translated ... and Earth.The wine estate, Ataraxia - the meaning translated from the Greek as 'a serene and tranquil state of mind free from worry or preoccupation'.The wines, three only, each as magnificent as the last but with one emerging as the ultimate - Ataraxia Chardonn... Read More
I get maple, and citrus on the nose, medium body almost sour palate Read More
Light yellow in color, oaky nose, toast and vanilla; medium bodied weight, silky and full on the palate. Read More
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I am 25 years old and my experience with wines are fabulous but not very complex as of now! I love tasting different wines with full bodied tastes that really spark my taste buds. I want to learn all that I can about different wines and where they come from, what thier stories are historically, and which ones pair best with different foods. I le... Read More
Hi all,Some of you might know we are weeks from launching http://www.cybercellar.com in the USA. We are graudally getting some of our best South African wines into the USA but we need a little more help. If you have a moment please let us know which South African wines are some of your favourites and which wines you'd like us to list on our USA ... Read More
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